Tagged With software development


A couples of incidents this week have highlighted one of the problems with the agile, software-driven world we live in. While it's great that new features are delivered to us quickly, it also means that problems are reaching users that we simply didn't experience when software development cycles were less intense.

Shared from Kotaku


Video game publishers are notoriously secretive about the budgets behind their games, but when a number does slip out, it can be shocking. Games like Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto cost hundreds of millions of dollars to make, which is tough to fathom -- until you do the maths.


As we move away from the era of deploying servers - physical or virtual - in order to run applications, developers need to move towards building applications in different ways. AWS has published a guide on building server less web apps that guides you through the process. Of course, it's all very AWS-centric but it looks like a good place to begin a journey down the road of developing server less apps.


During this morning's keynote address at the AWS Summit, the company's chief architect Glenn Gore spent some time discussing the changes he's seen in the way software is developed. Two things came to mind during that part of the presentation. The nature of what "software development" is has changed significantly and the skills of today's programmers are in flux.